Provision

If, before the expiration of the term of imprisonment fixed in default of payment, such a proportion of the fine be paid or levied that the term of imprisonment suffered in default of payment is not less than proportional to the part of the fine still unpaid, the Imprisonment shall terminate.


Simply put

If before the expiry of the term of imprisonment three fourth of the fine is paid then the offender must be released within a month. If three-fourth of the fine is paid after the expiry of the month and the offender is still imprisoned then the offender must be immediately released. If half of the fine is paid before the expiry of two months then the offender must be discharged as soon as two months are completed. If half of the fine is paid or charged at the time of expiration of those two months or at any later time while the offender is still imprisoned then the offender must be immediately discharged.



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